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NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR THE SPRING BOOSTER VACCINATIONS at the surgery: Friday 3rd May and Tuesday 21st May. See all the details in our newsletter, or in the Covid Vaccination Information section of this website.
IMPORTANT:  The surgery CLOSES at 6pm every evening. There will be access for patients with pre-booked evening appointments as part of our Enhanced Access commitment.
The Dispensary is open between 9am & 5pm only, please collect your medication within these hours. if this is a problem please contact us to make a prior arrangement . 
SICKNOTES: You can self-certificate for 7 days, if you need a note following 7 days and it is a problem that has been dealt with by the Doctor or hospital then please use the Contact us online request below.
 

If you have a respiratory problem and book a face to face appointment with a Doctor or Nurse, please wear a face covering when you attend the appointment. Thank you

If you request a Doctors appointment, we have asked our receptionists to ask about the reason for your call so they can book you an appointment with the most appropriate Health Professional and you will be offered either a telephone or face to face appointment. Do not attend the surgery unless you have an appointment arranged. 

ONLINE MEDICATION ORDERING  If you wish to write a message to dispensary when you order medication, please write it in the box on the second page, beneath the list of medication you have ordered, not the first page (as this deletes the list of medication you want). Thank you

Medication reviews. In future, on your repeat prescription list, if there is a message in bold print, please take note of it as it will be a message for you personally. (The automatic message has been removed). We are reviewing how medication reviews are carried out and you may note your review date may have been changed.

Covid Vaccination Information

SPRING COVID BOOSTER VACCINATIONS

We are currently taking bookings for clinics being held at Bradworthy Surgery for the Spring Covid booster vaccinations 2024. If you are eligible, please contact reception to book in. Online bookings will not be available until text links have been sent.

DATES

  • Friday 3rd May - all day

  • Tuesday 21st May - limited appointments

ELIGIBILITY

The following groups of people are eligible for a Covid booster:

  • Anyone over 75
  • People living in a care home for older people
  • Anyone under 75 who is SEVERELY IMMUNOSUPPRESSED.

Please note: those who have conditions which mean they are categorised 'at risk' medically are not eligible for the 2024 spring booster unless they have a condition that means their immune system is weakened. For government guidance on those who are immunosuppressed click HERE

If you are turning 75 years of age between April and June 2024, you do not have to wait until your birthday, you can attend when you are called for vaccination.  

For more information about the spring Covid booster vaccinations 2024 click HERE

 

NATIONAL BOOKING SERVICE

From 15th April the National Booking Service is available to make bookings for the spring Covid boosters at local venues (not surgeries) by calling 119 or going online HERE

GAPS BETWEEN VACCS

 For all Covid vaccinations the gaps between boosters should be:

  • Those aged 12 and above, who are immunocompromised, must have a gap of 3 months since their last dose.
  • Those aged 65 and above must have a gap of 3 months since their last booster/dose. 

If you have been unfortunate enough to have had a bout of Covid, you must be 28 days clear of infection before having a Covid booster, or first vaccination.

 

DEVON COVID VACCINATION SUPPORT TEAM

For vaccination enquiries from people living in Devon, the Devon vaccination support team can be contacted direct on: 

d-icb.devonvaccinationsupport@nhs.net 

or call 01752 398836 (Monday-Friday).

 

 



 
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